It's not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It's because we dare not venture that they are difficult.
Quote by Seneca
The mind unlearns with difficulty what it has long learned.
It is another's fault if he be ungrateful, but it is mine if I do...
Successful and fortunate crime is called virtue.
Death's the discharge of our debt of sorrow
He who profits by a crime commits it
True praise comes often even to the lowly; false praise only to the strong.
For greed, all nature is too little.
A sword is never a killer, it is a tool in the killer's hands
We are more often frightened than hurt: our troubles spring more often from fancy than...
There is no great genius without some touch of madness.
Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end
Ignorant people see life as either existence or non-existence, but wise men see it beyond...
Abstinence is easier than temperance
We should every night call ourselves to an account: what infirmity have I mastered today?...
Fate leads the willing and drags along the unwilling.
The greater part of progress is the desire for progress
No evil is without its compensation. The less money, the less trouble; the less favor,...
I am like a book, with pages that have stuck together for want of use:...
A man who keeps a diary pays, Due toll to many tedious days; But life...
What makes a book great, a so-called classic, it its quality of always being modern,...